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WHRC Awards Youth Connection Generous Grant

The Wilmette ​Harbor Rotary Club ​selected Youth Connection ​to receive a $2,000 grant​ to support after school drop-in centers RAD and DEN for the 2017-2018 school year. Wilmette Harbor Rotary Club​, which focuses on Service Above Self, has been a strong supporter of Youth Connection for several years. Thanks to their generosity, Executive Director Cristina Castro will focus on implementing regularly scheduled social service projects during RAD hours.

Thank you, Wilmette Harbor Rotary Club!

Wilmette Optimist Club sponsors YC Variety Show

The Wilmette Optimist Club awarded Youth Connection a $2,000 grant as part of its ongoing commitment to “bringing out the best in kids.” Youth Connection is honored to be recognized by this long-standing pillar of the Wilmette community and plans to use the funds to present the 2017-2018 Highcrest Middle School Variety Show.

Please support The Wilmette Optimist Club and its generous funding of Youth Connection and other youth-focused organizations by attending or helping to sponsor its summer golf outing which benefits Haven Youth & Family Services.

Wilmette Optimist Club Golf Outing
Wednesday, August 30, 2017
1:30pm Shotgun Start
Wilmette Golf Club
3900 Fairway Drive, Wilmette

To register or for more information, click here.